Over a year after Windows Phone 8.1 introduced the ability to set a background image to be visible 'through' the tiles on your Start screen, Microsoft has now updated OneDrive with a transparent tile.
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Cut the Rope 2 has finally landed on the Windows Phone Store, both free and 512 MB RAM supported. Unfortunately, the game isn't Xbox-branded like it predecessors.
Acer's first Windows 8.1 smartphone, the low budget Liquid M220, will be heading to the US via Microsoft Stores this June, with a promised upgrade to Windows Phone 10 when it launches later this year.
Thomas Nigro, one of the developers of the VLC app for Windows, has offered a quick overview on the latest update, which includes changes to the UI, as well as new features and fixes.
Microsoft has rolled out the latest update to its Xbox Music app on Windows Phone 8.1, adding a couple of (fairly minor) new features, which the company says "addresses some top feedback" from users.
Cortana is reportedly getting a new feature and the digital assistant can now help you get some deals by offering promotional coupons for stores and restaurants near your location.
Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 for phones build 10052 to Fast ring users; this build is a small update to build 10051, which was released a few days ago.
An unreleased build of of Windows 10 for Phones has found its way into the hands of someone outside the walls of Redmond and the user has created a hands on video of the new features.
PayPal Here is back in the Windows Phone store after issues cut its original launch short. The app allows you to use credit and debit cards with the attachable mobile card reader.
Are you bored of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones' design? A Windows Phone enthusiast has created a concept of what he believes could be the ideal OS, a design which may please everyone.
SmartThings has released an update for their home automation app for Windows Phone and it adds firmware installation options, a revamped SmartSetup Screen, light dimming options, and more.
Rudy Huyn released a new "6discover" app to the Windows Phone Store less than 24 hours ago, but now he has been contacted by the company's lawyers regarding the legal implications of the app.
Popular Xbox game publisher for Windows and Windows Phone, Game Troopers is about to publish a new game for the platform titled "What In The World?", which may be released sometime this May.
LG appears to be working on a new Windows Phone Verizon and Neowin has been sent a picture of the device; no word on when the phone will launch but it hopefully won't be too far off.
Microsoft seems to be concentrating on the mid to low end of the smartphone recently, and today another Lumia in that category has been announced, the Dual SIM Lumia 540.
HTC's chief financial officer has said that the company is 'working closely' with Microsoft to develop its first Windows 10 handset, and says that more details will be revealed this summer.
In the latest build of Windows 10 for phones, Microsoft has shown that they are doing away with their design language in favor of a more utilitarian approach that is used within other ecosystems.
After installing the new Windows 10 preview for phones, some users were surprised to find that they could not enter their SIM PIN without the phone freezing - but we've got a few workarounds.
Update 2, or GDR2 as it's also known, was unofficially made available to a number of Lumia devices. It brings some UI changes, a new way of viewing Settings and support for new devices.
Comscore's monthly stats are in, showing slight gains for the market share of Windows Phone and Android and dips for Apple and BlackBerry in the USA during the 3 month period ending February 2015.
Two months after releasing its first Windows 10 preview for phones, Microsoft has finally rolled out a new build today - and the good news is that it's available to almost the entire Lumia range.
While Microsoft has released build 10051 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones with many new features, it has fixed some annoying issues that were present in the previous build as well.
Having announced the release of the new Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones today, Microsoft has documented some of the most significant known issues in the new version, build 10051.
An update for Windows 10 for phones is just around the corner, but new images of the update have already leaked, showing the new task switcher, Outlook calendar, Outlook email and People app.
Microsoft has received a patent that allows a mobile device to boot more than one operating system, as well as individual parts of different operating systems to allow for specific functionality.
Microsoft has announced the launch of its new Windows Phones in the UK: the 5-inch Lumia 640, which will be priced from £99.99 off-contract; and the 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL, priced from £219.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 435, is now available from EE for just £24.99 with a £20 pay-as-you-go top-up, offering a 4-inch display, front and rear cameras, 1GB RAM and more.
Microsoft has released the mid-range Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in India. Both phones are the first to come with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 pre-installed which offers bluetooth keyboard compatibility.
Kabam has decided to discontinue Windows Phone app development stating that the company is "concentrating its resources on the biggest market opportunity", mainly Android and iOS.
You can now buy the Lumia 640 in the United Kingdom for £170, although it's only available in orange and black, with no sign of the cyan option revealed at last month's Mobile World Congress.
You can currently pre-order Star Wars: The Digital Collection on leading digital stores. The collection includes deleted scenes, behind-the-scene extras and special features.
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Microsoft has sent out invites to a launch event for its new Lumia 640 and 640 XL Windows Phones in India on Tuesday April 7, with pricing rumored to start at around Rs.9,999.
The latest data shows that Windows Phone is doing surprisingly well in the EU where it holds around 10% market share, but the OS is still struggling in many other markets, including the US.
The latest update for the Android version of WhatsApp available from the Google Play Store is enabling the voice calling functionality for all users worldwide without an invite.
Apple has allowed its customers to trade in their old iPhones in part-exchange for a new one since 2013 - but you can now trade in select Windows, Android and BlackBerry phones under the program too.
A newly leaked image of Windows 10 homescreens on smartphones has revealed the various types of live tile backgrounds and transparency options that might be available for users on the OS.
Microsoft's Chinese arm is running a promotion in China to raise awareness for XiaoIce, 'Cortana's little sister'. But, the company is giving away iPhones instead of the their own Windows Phones.
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Microsoft's 3D Touch software nearly made it into Nokia's flagship phones before abruptly being killed off without ever making it. New leaks show what the software would've look liked.
A third party app is now available to offer Windows Phone users access to Periscope, a new live-streaming service from Twitter. Dubbed Telescope, the app is now freely available in the Store.
From the low-cost Lumia 430 to the flagship Galaxy S6 Edge, there's no shortage of exciting new devices on the way for budgets of all sizes. So, tell us, which handset are you planning to buy next?
ESPN has released a new official app for Windows Phone, replacing its outdated ScoreCenter app. The new app brings its Windows Phone offering on par with its Android and iOS apps.
Microsoft's "affordable flagship" Windows Phone, the Lumia 830, is available right now for £199.99 SIM-free - £100 lower than its usual price - including a free Fitbit Flex and free delivery.
The Windows Phone ecosystem hasn't seen any major changes in the last few months with low-end devices continuing to dominate the platform and Microsoft remaining the primary manufacturer.
Microsoft has teamed up with Air Asia to give 5,000 airline loyalty points to anyone who buys the Lumia 535 in Malaysia - enough to get a return flight to Phuket, Krabi or Singapore.
Cyanogen, the company behind CyanogenMod, have raised $80 million to keep building their community and expand upon their already large user base to become the third place OS behind Apple and Android.
T-Mobile has revealed that the Microsoft Lumia 640 - the new affordable 4G Windows Phone unveiled last month with a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 400 and 1GB RAM - will soon be added to its range.
At its WinHEC conference in China, Microsoft has shown off a new Apple Pay-style service for Windows 10 mobile device that allows the user to pay directly from their phone.